The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Its no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    Bench press: 225lbs and a clean video

    Well I was at my friend's house and he has a weight set and a camera so I figured I would take a couple quick videos. Nothing special, but I figured you folks might be interested anyway.

    135lb clean:

    Very weird environment to be cleaning in, so my form was a bit off. X)

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    Bench press - 225lb x 5:

    Video

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    Both of those looked dead easy for you. Nice work!

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    clean looked fine to me

    make sure to drive through your heels on the bench press. keep them planted!
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    Very strong benching. The clean looked great too, although I am by no means qualified to give a critique on that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nhlfan View Post
    make sure to drive through your heels on the bench press. keep them planted!
    Ah, well, his bench is pretty high... and I'm pretty short, so that's the best I could get. X) I usually bench with my toes on the ground, it works better for me than heels; I can get my feet pretty far back this way.

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    I know how that feels lol, my friend has a bench that's way too high for me also.

    225x5 seemed easy, you can definately bench more than 250. Give it a try!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MightyPitbull View Post
    225x5 seemed easy, you can definately bench more than 250. Give it a try!
    Yeah it's been feeling really easy lately. Gonna max out soon... hoping for 260!

    Thanks all.

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    very nice pressing! You have a huge arch and made that look easy.

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    Interesting setup on the bench form, but damn smooth on those 5 reps, man. We have pretty close numbers it looks like. 260 is exactly what I'm shootin for as well
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